The more business owners emigrate, the worse the consequences for job creation, says Solly Moeng.
Mostly sunny. Mild.
Doctors need to be having more frank and open conversations with their male teenage patients about sexual health and HIV testing.
Doctors have published evidence backing calls for treating HIV-infected patients before their immune system crashes below a commonly-recognised threshold.
Syringe exchange programmes represent a powerful way to stop the spread of HIV, especially in communities struggling to fight the opioid epidemic, according to researchers.
As the year nears its end and we start winding down, here’s what made headlines in the world of health in 2019.
A new antiretroviral medicine called dolutegravir is about to be introduced in the public healthcare system. Dr Tom Boyles outlines seven things people may want to consider before switching to the new drug.
Prof Mark Cotton from the University of Stellenbosch is optimistic that we will continue to make gains in combatting HIV.
A blockbuster new treatment is set to revolutionise the HIV scene and make it easier for people to stay on treatment and reduce the chances of resistance.
For the first time in nearly 20 years, researchers have confirmed the existence of a newly identified HIV subtype – with the help of modern technology.
Discovering yourself and entering new, more intimate relationships are what teens often deal with, but for HIV positive teens, there is more difficulty in managing the disclosure of their status and changing to adult HIV care providers, coupled with still being a 'normal' teen.
Parents are resorting to sharing their HIV treatment with their children as confusion over paediatric stockouts continues.
Even though health officials and organisations in the US urge people to get tested at least once – as part of their routine health care checks – most Americans have not had an HIV test done.
A 26-year-old rape survivor from Limpopo is now dedicating her time to helping other young women with similar experiences.
Depression is the most commonly reported mental health disorder among Americans with HIV, affecting 20% to 40%.
To win the battle against HIV/Aids, everyone must be willing to get tested and find out their status.
A young mother with HIV was only 13 when she gave birth, and was persuaded by her family to stop taking ARVs, with disastrous results. But her HIV-positive daughter beat the odds to survive, and is now a healthy 17-year-old who fully understands her need for medication.
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US President Donald Trump, in his 2019 State of the Union address, has announced a plan to eliminate new transmissions of HIV in his country by 2030.
Interrupting your ARV treatment is a terrible decision, as you get a sudden surge of virus, which wipes out much of the immune system that has taken a long time to rebuild.
In Limpopo health institutions, technology is making it easier to communicate with clients, keep their information safe, and reduce conflicts due to missing data.
HIV-positive pregnant women with TB are encouraged to adhere to treatment because the disease can be successfully treated in pregnancy.
Condom shortage in a Kenyan town has reportedly forced residents to recycle used condoms, as they try to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases
A young woman living with HIV started a private Facebook page where people can feel free to ask questions, talk to others and get the support they need to stay focused and healthy.
Health care practitioners should be aware of the increased risk for premature and early menopause in their female patients living with HIV.
A blockbuster new pill is set to revolutionise the HIV scene and make it easier for people to stay on treatment and reduce the chances of resistance.
A study has found that a large percentage of people on anti-HIV therapy have HIV-harbouring cells in their cerebrospinal fluid, and that many of them suffer from cognitive impairment.
The United Nations has established an ambitious programme to end Aids by 2030, but which method could possibly help end this epidemic?
Prices charged by pharmaceutical corporations vary wildly for the same medicine depending on who’s buying, and the exact prices that are paid are typically shrouded in secrecy.
Isabell Gama didn't understand what the tingling sensation in her swollen feet meant - her aunt suggested that she should become a sangoma before she lost both feet. But after two months of training and no change in her condition, she finally sought medical help.
HIV has become a manageable chronic condition. It's no longer a death sentence thanks to drug therapies that first became available in the 1990s.
Thandolwethu Prudence Zitha has cut all ties with her family - a good thing, she says, since they have shunned her after finding out she was HIV positive.
Top US health officials have backed President Donald Trump's goal of no new HIV transmissions in the country by 2030, and outlined just how it will be accomplished.
Male circumcision is only effective when it’s combined with other safe sex practices.
Male-adapted health care services are a key component to shrinking the HIV gap between women and men – and getting men to care.
It’s time to shine the light on some of the ridiculous and far-fetched perceptions about HIV that people still have.
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